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Ryan Villopoto is running away with just about everything. Big time. Fresh off the heels of claiming a history-making third straight Supercross Title, Oakley’s MX phenom charged into the Outdoors at Hangtown (Sacramento) as hungry a title-chasing privateer rider. Smoking fellow Oakley star, Ryan Dungey, by a massive 21.5 seconds in Moto 1 and 20.2 seconds in the second Moto – the Seattle native displayed his program’s professionalism and solid operations en route to dominance before a record crowd of 24,500 fans. As always, it was almost businesslike as RV swept the day’s races…just as Oakley’s motocross team swept the podium through both Motos.
Legend In the Making: Ryan Villopoto Claims Third Straight Supercross Title, Charges Into History Books
If it wasn’t already apparent before, there’s no longer any doubt. Ryan Villopoto is on track to legend status. Oakley’s defending back-to-back Supercross Champion charged his way into motocross lore, claiming his third straight title following a dramatic victory in Salt Lake City Saturday. The immense result catapulted RV into an elite class of MX icons – joining the likes of Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath and O Legend Ricky Carmichael as one of the only riders to take three straight.
The defending back-to-back Supercross Champion is reminding everyone just why he’s now accustomed to owning the field. Oakley’s Ryan Villopoto retook the standings lead with authority, claiming an impressive victory over fellow O ripper, Ryan Dungey, for his third straight Daytona triumph in four years.